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Beloved Victoria Macaron Patisserie set to open in Vancouver

Bon Macaron Patisserie has gained a cult following in Victoria, BC since opening there in 2013. It will launch two new locations in Vancouver this month: a Kitsilano patisserie opens August 8th, and a Granville Island storefront will open its doors soon after. Owners David Boetti and Yann Fougere, both French, met at university in […]

Strike Kitsilano – ChineseBites Signature Dishes Tour #10

On July 3rd, ChineseBites hosted the 10th Signature Dishes Tour dinner at Strike restaurant on West Broadway in Kitsilano. This newly opened Taiwanese eatery is the only one of its kind in the neighborhood, but is set to open a larger location in Richmond in mid July. Open for lunch and dinner, Strike offers a […]

Koko Monk Handmade Chocolates Tasting Event

Koko Monk by Levni Chocolates held an exclusive chocolate tasting night to mark the recent launch of Koko Monk’s first retail store. Paul Dincer, owner and chocolatier, shared his new direction of post-modern chocolate making with a select group of media in a blind tasting journey of exotic and extraordinary combinations. Paul’s chocolates are delicately […]

Nosh Kitsilano – Spring Menu Preview

Nosh is a modern eatery with a casual and welcoming vibe. A relative newcomer to the Vancouver food scene, Nosh opened its doors a couple months ago next to Caffe Vergano 1882 (West Broadway & Trafalgar) in the space that was previously occupied by Kitsilano’s popular Mistral French Bistro. Created by mother and son owners, […]

Vancouver Foodster’s #PoutineChallenge Tasting Tour

Whenever I am asked what dishes, if any, are quintessentially Canadian, the first answer that always comes to mind is poutine! Originating in rural Quebec in the late 1950’s, this delicious combination of fries, cheese and gravy has since spread throughout North America and the world. For the month of February, Vancouver’s very own Richard […]

Dishcrawl Vancouver: Kits Bits & Bites Food Adventure

Over the past few years, Vancouver has seen its fair share of food trends come and go. Although I rarely subscribe to fads, I have taken a personal interest in the emergent business concept of food tour companies. When executed properly, I feel they have the potential to offer an engaging dining experience to tourists […]

Intimate Tea Tasting Experience at O5 Tea Bar Kitsilano

Nestled in the heart of Kitsilano, O5 Tea Bar serves quality rare teas hand picked by passionate owner and tea hunter, Pedro Villalon. “O” stands for the obsession with Origin: Pedro travels around Asia sourcing teas from small farms in China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, and the Himalayas. “5” represents nature’s elements: Earth, Water, Fire, Wind […]

Establishment Lounge – Media Tasting Event

On July 18th, Eating in Vancouver & the World was invited out to Kits to sample the brand new menu at Establishment Lounge by Executive Chef Victor Bongo. Before attending the event, I took a quick peek at the new menu attached to the press alert and was quite surprised at what I saw. Unlike […]

Thai House Kitsilano – VANEATS.ca ‘AppeTHAIzing’ Dining Package [PREVIEW]

In almost every food write up I do, somewhere in the article I find myself praising Vancouver’s diversity and quality of choice when it comes to dining. Seemingly whatever world cuisine or dish you favour, you can easily find it in our beautiful city. Although not as prolific as say Japanese sushi or Chinese dim […]

Burgoo Kitsilano Review

Burgoo is food for comfort. This casual bistro offers a tantalizing menu of satisfying comfort food favourites. Each item lists which country the dish originates from, and its offerings span the globe. From Vietnamese banh mi sandwices to Irish meat stews to Indian Vindaloo to Paella from Spain to Moroccan dishes from Africa, and even […]

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